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Demski Name Meaning

Jewish (from Poland and adjacent regions): from Polish dąb demb ‘oak’ either a habitational name from a place called with this word or an artificial name with reference to the tree and its qualities of strength and durability. Polish: variant of Dębski (see Debski ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Demske, Debski, Dembski, Adamski, Demsky, Dembinski, Demko, Molski

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Where is the Demski family from?

You can see how Demski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demski family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Demski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Demski families living in Illinois. This was about 78% of all the recorded Demski's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Demski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demski. 25% of Demski men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Demski women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demski were Machine Operator and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Labor
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Machine Operator
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Demski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 761 immigration records available for the last name Demski. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Demski. For the veterans among your Demski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demski lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Demski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Demski in 1962 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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